Monday Morning Musing

Posted by mcm0704 on May 18, 2020 |

Today, I’m thinking about the Jimmy Buffett song “Come Monday.” “Come Monday It’ll be all right, Come Monday I’ll be holding you tight. I spent four lonely days in a brown L.A. haze And I just want you back by my side.” I used to be able to do a fair rendition of the song […]

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Book Review – Santa Claus Bank Robbery by Tui Snider

Posted by mcm0704 on December 15, 2019 |

                SANTA CLAUS BANK ROBBERY A True-Crime Saga in Texas by TUI SNIDER Genre: Nonfiction / Texana / Texas History Publisher: Castle Azle Press Date of Publication: December 8, 2019 Number of Pages: 146 pages + black & white photos Scroll down for Giveaway! When Marshall Ratliff dressed […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on November 6, 2017 |

Sharing something pretty first, before getting into the tragic news of what happened yesterday. These are the azaleas on the side of my house. They have been blooming for a couple of weeks, and I was glad the flowers were still there when I went outside the other day. We have had erratic weather here […]

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Texas place names, real and imagined

Posted by mcm0704 on June 10, 2015 |

Please welcome Anna Castle as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is sharing an interesting piece on some of the unusual names of Texas cities and sites. She writes two mystery series and last Sunday I reviewed Death By Disputation, one of the titles in her Frances Bacon series. Today I am over at The Blood-Red Pencil […]

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Posted by mcm0704 on November 27, 2014 |

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. I loved cooking the big dinner, with prep starting days in advance. We had to make the pies at least two days early so we had plenty of time to test them and make sure they were good enough for the big day. Too bad if […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 28, 2014 |

As the political race heats up in Texas most of the candidates are waging war on Obama or fighting to stop his war on Texas. Ahem… I will repeat what I said a few weeks ago. Tell me what you are for, not what you are against, be respectful of the office of the president, […]

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A to Z Challenge – N is for Nuts

Posted by mcm0704 on April 16, 2012 |

In trying to come up with something to write about for today, I was having trouble thinking of something from nature that started with the letter “n”. The general term “nature” didn’t prompt any wondrous words, so I said, “Nuts.” As in, “Nuts, I can’t come up with anything to write about.” Then I had […]

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